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India On Opposition's PM Face, Tejashwi Yadav's Nuanced Response

15:35  14 june  2018
15:35  14 june  2018 Source:   ndtv.com

Akhilesh Yadav dares BJP over simultaneous polls: ‘we are ready’

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Tejashwi Yadav has to go before Bihar Assembly meets for Monsoon Session on July 28. Nitish Kumar does not want to face the Opposition in the Assembly with corruption taint on his deputy in the government. Tejashwi in his response accused the BJP of framing him by using the central agency.

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NEW DELHI: Tejashwi Yadav, the son of Bihar leader Lalu Yadav, today said he was working with Rahul Gandhi to "save democracy and the constitution". The 28-year-old, seen as the political heir of Bihar Veteran Lalu Yadav, is known to share a rapport with the Congress chief. Today, on the question of the Rahul Gandhi as the prime ministerial candidate of the united opposition, Tejashwi Yadav gave a cautious response that took nothing for granted.

Tejashwi Yadav, who is seen as rooting for a united opposition, said he was happy that the opposition parties have realised that they have to remain united. "You can see the results after that," the young leader told NDTV in an exclusive interview, referring to string of opposition victories in the recent by-elections - starting with prestigious Gorakhpur and Phulpur and then onto Kairana and Noorpur.

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Tejashwi Yadav asked Upendra Kushwaha to choose between Gandhi-Ambedkar or Godse-Golwalker. Patna: After days of dropping hints, Bihar' s opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav Ahead of next year' s general elections, a rift has surfaced in the Bihar NDA over who would be projected as the party' s face .

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He has even said his party's victory in the recent by-election in Bihar's Jokihat was a spin-off of the alliance between Akhilesh Yadav and Dalit powerhouse Mayawati.

Tejashwi Yadav © Getty Tejashwi Yadav

Asked if Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav will accept Rahul Gandhi as the Prime Minister, Tejashwi Yadav said, "Rahul Gandhi has said that if the Congress becomes the single largest party, Congress will stake claim".

But there was a rider. "I think whichever political party becomes the single largest, it will stake claim to the PM post. If you look at the opposition, a lot of people are capable of becoming PM," he said, adding, as of now, no one has officially staked claim.

Calling the matter a "secondary question", he said right now, it was "more important to save the constitution".

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PM Modi yesterday lauded the Bihar government for constructing a whopping 8.5 lakh toilets in a week, but opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav took to social media to refute the claim. Taking Modi' s figure at face value, the RJD leader did some basic calculations

  On Opposition's PM Face, Tejashwi Yadav's Nuanced Response © Getty

Last week, Tejashwi Yadav and Rahul Gandhi had a 40-minute meeting in Delhi. Sources said they discussed the political situation in the country and in Bihar.

After the meeting, Tejashwi Yadav tweeted a photo of them together, quoting a couple of lines from British poet William's Wordsworth. The poem is titled "The French Revolution as It Appeared to Enthusiasts at Its Commencement".

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